Definitions

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  • proper n. The dialect spoken in Dublin.

Etymologies

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Dublin +‎ -ese

Examples

  • Sibling rivalries, class conflicts, old grudges, adolescent flirtations and memories of childhood violence are all deftly embedded in this novel, as is the richly idiomatic Dublinese.

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  • Of course, unlike the Bots [Dublinese for the Botanical Gardens, which Bertin Ahearn famously said he felt, as a taxpayer, that he 'owned'], the banks are not open on Sunday afternoon.

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  • “Nort’siders—dey’re nuttin’ bu’ a buncha bleedin’ knackers,” she shouted back at him in broadest Dublinese, laughing, her glossy red lips drawn taut against her small, bright white teeth.

    The Priest

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